Kausani - its scenic splendour and its spectacular OR Switzerland of India

Kausani Travel Guide

For those travel enthusiasts who want to explore the real natural beauty in their own way, a trip to Kausani would be truly an amazing experience for them. Kausani is one of the most beautiful hill stations and a perfect destination to explore the real beauty of the Mother Nature. The picturesque hill station is located on an altitude of more than 1800 mtr from the sea level in the Bageshwar District of Uttrakhand. The scenic splendor and the spectacular panoramic view is all sure to keep you enticed for a long time with pine forest ranges, beautiful valley and number of other attractions.

Needless to say, it is very similar to the landscape of Switzerland that was entitled with the name The Switzerland of India by Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi. As far as the tourist attractions in Kausani are concerned, the small hill station is full of wonders. Some of the awe-inspiring wonders of the hill station are :

Anashakti  Ashram Anashakti Ashram : It is very silent place in Kausani where Mahatama Gandhi spent a few days of his life and wrote his commentary on Anashkti Yog, called ‘Geeta-Anashakti-Yog’. It is now a popular study and research centre that has more than 24 rooms, a library and kitchen as well.

Pant  Museum Pant Museum : It is the birth place of renowned Hindi Poet Sumitra Nandan Pant where you will get a vast collection of Hindi and English books.

Lakshmi  Ashram Lakshmi Ashram : The beautiful place was brought into being by Catherine Hillman, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi who later became famous as Sarlaben in the year of 1964. It is dedicated for the development of Kumaoni women and helping them becomes self-dependent.

Tea  Gardens Tea Gardens : The place is known for tea garden and named as Giria Uttaranchal Tea Estate that is on the Bageshwar road.

Treks Treks : The hill station is sure to keep trekking enthusiasts enticed for a long time as it is considered as trekkers’ paradise. The Adi Kailash Trek, Bageshwar Sundardhunga Trek and the Base Kausani Trek are all that makes it a perfect place for trekking.

Every year, thousands of people, especially nature tour enthusiasts and honeymooners as well as adventure tour lovers prefer to come and spend some more time in Kausani and to enjoy the scenic view of the valley.
Now, the hill station is also known for a number of resorts, restaurants and lodges where you will accommodate comfortably and enjoy the real traditional food. The hill station is well connected via road to all the major cities of the country. book now